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A map depicting path for Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy, and fireworks at Dearborn airfield in the U.S.

The Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy at Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. A map depicts the path to be followed by the aircraft through 11 cities, during the Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy, taking off at the Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. Several people gathered on the airfield at night. Fireworks in the sky at Dearborn airfield. Radio airplane flights featured at the airfield.

Date: 1925
Duration: 1 min 26 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Workers make and assemble robot bomb parts and undertake bomb testing in Dearborn, Michigan and Toledo, Ohio

American robot bombs, America's answer to the German V-1 buzzbomb, being prepared in Dearborn, Michigan during World War 2. Workers weld bomb casing at Ford robot bomb factory. The workers move long tube like bombs with jet engines. They are known by nickname "Flying Chimney". The bombs on wheels. Men with ear protection in a testing area as the engines are fired during testing. Buildings in the background. Flame shooting from the jet engines. Workers including some women assemble the bombs at a plant in Toledo, Ohio, where wings and warheads are also built. A woman war production worker lying inside the body of a robot bomb and working on its assembly. The bombs take off from a launch pad in a gully at an Army Air Force test site. A booster cuts loose from the American Robot Bomb and hits water at a distance as the buzz bomb flies through the air, with an estimate 200 mile range. The bombs in flight. The booster hits water.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ford-Stout 2-AT "Maiden Dearborn" carries Air Mail from snow-covered Ford Airport, Dearborn Michigan

Large group of spectators gathers at Ford airport, Dearborn, Michigan. A Ford-Stout 2-AT passenger and mail transport aircraft ,one of several having the name, "Maiden Dearborn" , which is written on its tail along with: "Ford Airport of Michigan." The Ford logo is painted on its fuselage, as is "U.S. Mail." The field is snow covered. Aircraft taxis out with"assistance" from well-meaning spectators who push on the empennage as the plane moves. The airplane taxis to end of field and takes off.

Date: 1926
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Static tests of jet engine of U.S. buzz bombs and fly-bys at Dearborn, Michigan during World War II.

Testing of U.S. buzz bombs at Dearborn, Michigan. U.S. buzz bombs, duplicates of German V-1 bombs, being produced and fuselage is assembled at Toledo, Ohio. Jet engines are assembled at Dearborn, Michigan. Raymond Blough and Henry Ford II watch the operations. A static test of jet engine of U.S. buzz bombs. Fly-bys of U.S. buzz bombs.

Date: 1945
Duration: 1 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company founder and U.S. Senator Couzens during the Airplane Reliability Tour at Ford Airport in Dearborn.

A film on the Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy, at Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. Several aircraft parked in a row on the airfield during the Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy, at the Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. 'Ford' written on the aircraft. A Ford arrives and is parked beside another vehicle. A few men beside the vehicle. Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and another man beside the Ford. Henry Ford and U.S. Senator Couzens walk to an aircraft. The men stand beside the tail of a Ford aircraft and talk. Number '4' written on the tail of the aircraft. 'Ford Airport' written on top of the entrance to one of the airport buildings. The men stand and talk under one of the wings of a Ford Trimotor.

Date: 1925
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Edsel Ford of Ford Company flags off aircraft at the Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy in Dearborn.

A film on the Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy at Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. Edsel B Ford, President of the Ford Motor Company, and R W Schroeder, former holder of World's Altitude Record, during the Commercial Airplane Reliability Tour for the Edsel B Ford Trophy, at the Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan. Edsel Ford, the official starter, with Schroeder beside a vehicle. Schroeder holding the white flag. Edsel Ford holding the white flag stands with the official staff of judges on the airfield. Several men on the airfield. Edsel Ford standing with a few men waves the flag. People moving about on the airfield. Edsel Ford standing with several men flags off an aircraft. The aircraft piloted by Walter Beech takes off. Edsel Ford flags off another aircraft piloted by Fred Melchoir and the aircraft has 'Junkers' written on it. A biplane prepares to take off from the airfield. Number '14' written on the biplane. Edsel Ford flags off the biplane. The biplane piloted by John Stauffer takes off. Another aircraft piloted by Earl Rowland is flagged off. Men beside the aircraft. Edsel Ford flags off an aircraft. 'Fokker' written on the aircraft. The Fokker aircraft piloted by E.P.Lott takes off from the airfield. A biplane piloted by Casey Jones is flagged off. Men beside the biplane. Edsel Ford flags off an aircraft piloted by Cy. Caldwell. A few men beside Edsel Ford. An aircraft piloted by L.B.Richardson is flagged off from the airfield. A Ford all-metal aircraft piloted by Edward G.Hamilton flagged off. The aircraft takes off from the airfield. A biplane piloted by E.A.Goff Jr. flagged off. Another biplane piloted by W.J.Addems flagged off. Several men on the airfield watch the aircraft taking off.

Date: 1925
Duration: 5 min 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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